Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.3 - Behavior Can Be Studied Developmentally - 52.3 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1124: 3


White-crowned sparrow have a genetic disposition to learn their species-specific song via imprinting. They first hear the song from their fathers during nesting, and quickly learn and remember it for years to come.

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